Liverpool has been serving up some outstanding cultural events way before being crowned capital of culture in 2008. Here’s a little guide to five different things that are happening in the city over the next few weeks…
BBC Radio 6 Festival – Friday 29th March to Sunday 31st March – Various venues across the city
If you need something to tide you over until Sound City in May, BBC Radio 6 are bringing BBC 6 Music Festival to Liverpool! The festival will see acts including Hot Chip, Stealing Sheep, Bill Ryder-Jones, Jungle and The Coral playing across a host of iconic venues in the city. There will also be 6 Music Bingo with Johnny Bongo, screen-printing, a gig poster exhibition and talks from amazing artists such as Charlotte Gainsbourg with Amy Lamé and local poet Roger McGough with Cerys Matthews.
Get your tickets and find out more information here.
Strawberry Field Forever – Summer 2019 – Woolton
An excellent campaign to re-open and restore Strawberry Field as a visitor exhibition for people to explore the site’s gardens, heritage and legacy. Proceeds from Strawberry Field will also provide support and opportunities for young learning people with disabilities.
Donate to re-open the gates and find out more here.
Mega Movie Quiz in a Theatre – 21st March – Everyman Theatre
Our mates at Film Book Club and Reel Tours host the Mega Movie Quiz on a monthly basis. Questions to suit all areas of expertise, genre and era, with rounds on pictures, soundtracks and clips. It’s £1 per person and a maximum team of six, with a chance to vote for the film of choice in next month’s bonus round. This month’s is “Mamma Mia!” (2008)
More information here.
RISE Liverpool – 8th March to 30th September – Various venues across the city
Celebrating the city’s extraordinary female leaders, artists and thinkers, RISE will host a wide range of exhibitions collaborating emerging artists with established pioneers.
More information here.
Crazy For Swayze – 6th April – VideOdyssey
Brought to by Ya Gals On Film and Liverpool Noise, Crazy For Swayze is a night of 80s fun, arts & crafts and a screening of cult classic “Roadhouse” (1989). VideOdyssey will be supplying themed cocktails and retro arcade games, and a portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Whitechapel Centre.
Tickets on sale here.